MONTAGUE – The Arsenault’s Fish Mart Red Wings just keep rolling along.
The Island Junior Hockey League-leading Red Wings doubled the Eastern Maniacs 6-3 on Sunday night to extend their winning streak to 15 games, and improve to 17-5-2 (won-lost-overtime losses).
In other action Sunday evening, the Sherwood-Parkdale A&S Scrap Metal Metros overcame a two-goal deficit in the third period to edge the Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers 5-4 in overtime.
Red Wings 6 Maniacs 3
At the Eastern Kings Sportsplex in Souris, Jason Gallant scored twice, Dillon Wall had a goal and an assist and Braeden Stewart chipped in with two helpers to lead the Red Wings. Silas Handrahan, Abel Arsenault and Cole Hackett also contributed goals while single helpers went to Calvin McRae, Alex Morrissey, Isaac Knox, Dawson McCormack, Chasse Gallant and Curklan Fraser.
Zach Kennific (2) and Johnathan Arsenault answered for the host Maniacs (6-18-1). Spencer Compton (2) and Cole Jenkins added assists.
The Red Wings were in front 3-2 after the opening period, and 4-2 at the end of two.
The shots-on-goal totals were even at 30 apiece. Bronson Banks earned the goaltending win over Cam Duffy.
Metros 5 Vipers 4 (OT)
At Community Gardens, the hometown Vipers built held period leads of 3-1 and 4-2, before the Metros rallied for an important win.
The Metros (12-12-1) moved one point ahead of the Vipers (10-12-4) in the race for second place and home-ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs. Sherwood-Parkdale also holds one game-in-hand.
Cale Pierce tied the game 4-4 at 12:56 of the third period, and then netted the winner 3:02 of overtime. Connor Gray (1-2), Dylan MacDonald (1-1) and Tanner Lund (1-1) also scored while Jordan Birt (3), Nick Currie (2) and Pat McGuigan chipped in with assists.
Riley Gallant (1-1), Logan Vandervelden, Campbell Gallant and Easton Smith countered for the Vipers. Tyler Gallant, Kyle McGuigan, Kyle Pinksen, Jacob Stewart, Garrett Murray and Spencer Sherren set up the goals.
Alex Kelly earned the goaltending win, and Rett Rook took the loss. Overall, the Metros outshot the Vipers 40-33.